Yamunotri Enclave, Face 3, Dehradun
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Panch Kedar trek

Panch Kedar trek




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The Complete Guide To Panch Kedar Trek

The Panch Kedar yatra holds a lot of non secular significance. It is believed that after the Mahabharata war, Lord Krishna recommended the Pandavas to are trying to find the benefits of Lord Shiva. The Pandavas had killed their gotra (kin) and incurred super sin. Lord Shiva did no longer prefer to bless the Pandavas so easily. He took the structure of Nandi, the bull, and tried to get away into the earth. He was once determined through Bhim, the 2d of the Pandava brothers, at Kedarnath.

To break out Bhim, Lord Shiva is stated to have cut up his physique into 5 part. His hair is believed to be at Kalpeshwar; his face at Rudranath; his mid-torso at Madhyamaheshwar; Nandi's hump at Kedarnath and his legs at Tungnath. The temples that the Pandavas are believed to have constructed at these 5 locations shape the Panch Kedar.

Short Itinerary
Highlights of the Trek -
Travel to all the 5 Panch Kedar temples in a single journey.
Trek inner deep forests and attain summits with outset mountain views.
Availability of dhabas and continue to be picks lets in you to tempo your trek in accordance to your health degree and the quantity of time you have.


  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance fees (Cable and car and Moon Valley)
  • Box lunch water, banana apple and chocolate
  • Departure Taxes
  • Entry Fees
  • 5 Star Accommodation
  • Airport Transfers

Trek Plan

Day 1

Panch Kedar Trek Itinerary

Arrive at Joshimath
  • You will arrive at Joshimath which is going to be the starting point of the Panch Kedar trek.
  • By road, you will have 10 hours drive from Haridwar to Joshimath which is about 260 km.
  • You will be enjoying the entire route as it is really beautiful. You will also witness the merge point of River Alaknanda and the Bhagirathi River to form the Ganga River.
  • After reaching Joshimath you will be guided towards your accommodation where you will take a rest for the night.

Day 2

Day 2
Joshimath to Kalpeshwar (2134 m., 19 km. Drive) to Urgam Village(2134 m., 3 km. Trek)
  • On the second day, you will have to start early after having breakfast you will enjoy a 19 km drive from Joshimath to Kalpeshwar.
  • Followed by a 3 km trek from Kalpeshwar which is at an altitude of 2134 meters and is believed to be a favorite spot for meditation among many sages to Urgam Village.
  • You will be refreshed as the entire valley is full of amazingly rich and diverse flor and fauna.
  • After Kalpeshwar, we head to Urgam village. Most of the trek to Urgam village is a progressive climb.
  • After a long day, you will take a rest at one of the homes stays in Urgam village.
  • The local people of the village are very hospitable and you will savor a meal with them and will get a chance to have an interesting interaction with them and get to know about their culture, traditions, and lifestyle.

Day 3

Urgam to Kalgot(2182m., 12 km. Trek)
  • After having a delicious breakfast in the homestay, You will start your day with a trek from Urgam to Kalgot.
  • It is a 12 km. long stretch. Kalgot is located at an altitude of 2183 m above sea level.
  • During the initial trek, you will have to walk through a dense forest and you will be listening to sounds of murmuring waterfalls
  • You will also see apple orchards and potato cultivation for which Ugram valley is famous for.
  • After reaching the Kalgot village, you will get to interact with remote villagers and learn from them their way of leading a happy life without modernization.
  • You rest in the homestay with Garhwali family at Kalgot for that night.

Day 4

Kalgot to Panar Bugyal (14 km. trek)
  • On the fourth day, you will start early after some refreshments for Kalgot to Panar Bugyal trek which is 14km long and you will have to climb uphill through the dense forest.
  • You will experience peace when the pleasant breeze will touch your face.
  • The trek leads you through farm fields, rocky dusty and steep trek routes.
  • You also get to see amazing meadows with nature’s beauty at its peak.
  • You will enjoy overnight stay in a tent under the open sky amidst vibrant and majestic landscapes.

Day 5

Panar to Rudranath and Return (2286m., 8 km. Trek Each Side)
  • On the early morning of the fifth day, you will start the trek from Panar to Rudranath post breakfast.
  • Rudranath is situated at an altitude of 2286 m from sea level. After you reach the temple you will get a breath-taking panoramic view of the Himalayas, Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghunti, Trishul and much more.
  • You will be mesmerized by the soothing view and after experiencing the immense peace you will head back to Panar for the night stay.

Day 6

Panar to Sagar Village (14 km. Trek) and Drive to Chopta (2900 m., 32 km.)
  • On the sixth day, after you wake up refreshed and have your breakfast you will head towards Sagar village which is your first destination for the day.
  • The trek route from Panar to Sagar village goes through thick forests and high altitude grasslands.
  • Later enjoy the 32 km drive towards Chopta which is also known as Switzerland of the Garhwal region.
  • This place takes away the pain of an exhausting walk and brings out a beautiful fairy world in front of you.
  • After the hectic day, you will get to take a rest and overnight stay in the guest house at Chopta.

Day 7

Chopta to Tungnath(3680 m.) to Chandrashila and Back to Ukhimath, (9 km. Trek and 25 km. Drive)
  • On the seventh day, you will head towards Tungnath, which is another shrine of Lord Shiva and is located at an altitude of 3680 m above sea level and it is the highest shrine of Lord Shiva in the entire world.
  • Chopta to Tungnath trek is approximately 3.5 km., which is easy to hike and takes around 4 hours to reach.
  • You can hike through a well-made concrete path that goes by lush green alpine fields, thick forests, and surrounded by snow-capped Himalayan ranges.
  • Later, you will reach Chandrashila, which is located at an altitude of 4000 m. above sea level.
  • The journey to Chandrashila allows you to get enchanted by the majestic view of the Himalayas.
  • In the late evening, you will drive back to Ukhimath/Guptkashi and a night stay for you will be arranged in the guest house there.

Day 8

Ukhimath to Kalimath (20 km. Drive) to Ransi (1765 m., 7 km. Trek)
  • On the eighth day, you will head towards Kalimath from Ukhimath and then after reaching there
  • You will start the trek to Ransi which is located at a height of 1765 m. above sea level.
  • The route is covered with dirt and rocky pebbles.
  • After you reach Ransi, take dinner and proceed for an overnight stay at the camp.

Day 9

Ransi to Gaundhar (3073 m., 7 km.)
  • On a ninth day, you will head towards the trek from Ransi to Gaundhar which is located at a height of 3073 m above sea level and is also the base camp for the trekkers heading towards Madhyamaheshwar.
  • You will also come across the bridge from where you can see the meeting of Madhyamaheshwar, Ganga River and the holy Markanga Ganga River which gives enchanting views to the trekkers.
  • This is one of the lowest points of your trek.
  • This place offers spectacular views.
  • After reaching Gaundhar, you will enjoy the dinner and proceed for an overnight stay in camp at Gaundhar.

Day 10

Day 10
Gaundhar to Madhyamaheshwar (3490 m., 10 km.)
  • You will head for the trek from Gaundhar to Madhyamasheswar which takes around 5 to 6 hours and is located at the height of 3490 m above sea level.
  • The trek route goes through thick forests.
  • It is one of the well-graded trails, which gives varying scenes of green slopes and lush green fields.
  • The temple is built in typical north Indian style.
  • You will get to enjoy the holy sounds of the temple bell which makes everyone’s soul pure.
  • Later you will be setting the camp here.
  • The campsite offers an incredible view of prominent peaks like Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, and Neelkanth.
  • Savor dinner and overnight stay at the camp in Madhyamaheshwar.

Day 11

Madhaymaheshwar to Gaudhar
  • In the early morning after breakfast, you will start the trek along the same route of the previous day towards Gaudhar.
  • You will get to enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and spectacular beauty of this place.
  • You will enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in the camp at Gaundhar.

Day 12

Gaundhar to Ransi(6 km)
  • You will head from Gaundhar to Ransi.
  • The entire trekking route is beautiful and full of positive energy.
  • After reaching Ransi, you will enjoy the dinner and then the overnight stay is at the camp in Ransi.

Day 13

Ransi to Kalimath (13 km. Trek) and Kalimath to Gaurikund via Guptkashi (1319 m., 39 km. Drive)
  • You will cover around 13 km of the trek distance as you start trekking from Ransi to Kalimath which is situated on the banks of the Kali Ganga River.
  • The trekking route mostly passes through thick forests.
  • Water streams with cold water can be found flowing along the trek path.
  • Later you will enjoy a drive from Kalimath to Gaurikund via Guptkashi, take a halt in Gupthkashi enjoy and visit some ancient temples.
  • Head back to Gaurikund for dinner and overnight stay is at a hotel in Gaurikund.

Day 14

Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 m., 16 km. Trek)
  • You head for the trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath located at a height of 3584 m. above the sea level and is one of the Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva out of the total twelve.
  • The trek route offers an unimaginable sight of the surroundings.
  • The river flowing through the valley can be seen on the right side.
  • The entire trek distance is composed of a walk with no steep climbing.
  • On arrival at Kedarnath, enjoy the dinner and overnight stay is at the camp in Kedarnath.

Day 15

Kedarnath to Gaurikund (16 km. Trek) and Gaurikund to Guptakashi (30 km. Drive)
  • Wake up early morning enjoy breakfast and later visit the Kedarnath Temple and participate in the morning Pooja.
  • After this, you will start the trek from Kedarnath to Gaurikund on the same route.
  • After you reach Gaurikund, take lunch and drive towards Guptkashi.
  • Your memorable Journey to Panch Kedar Trek ends here.

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